PREP ROUNDUP: Sorah signs; Lemon Bay, Imagine baseball both advance


Port Charlotte golfer Logan Sorah signed a letter of intent on Monday to continue his golf career at Tennessee Wesleyan University. Pictured are William Sorah (from left) Logan Sorah and Cameron Doolity.


The Lemon Bay baseball team likely earned the easiest regional playoff berth in state history Tuesday night.

Dunbar, which was supposed to face the Manta Rays in the District 5A-12 semifinals, forfeited Tuesday’s contest. As a result, Lemon Bay advances to Thursday’s district championship game while also clinching a regional playoff berth.

Lemon Bay swept the season series from Dunbar, winning the two games by a combined score of 33-1.

The Manta Rays will host Lake Placid on Thursday. Lake Placid defeated DeSoto County in the district semifinals.


The Imagine School defeated Oasis 7-5 in the District 4A-5 quarterfinals Monday night.

Trailing 3-2 in the top of the fifth, Imagine’s Julio Maria and Dillon Williams hit back-to-back singles to force a pitching change and set up the tying run. Ben Cecchini laid down a suicide-squeeze bunt to score Maria and knot the game at 3-3.

Nick Berhalter then hit a 2-RBI double to put the Sharks up 5-3 and ahead for good. In the top of the seventh, Williams lead off with a single, Brian Smith hit a double and two more singles gave the Sharks a 7 -3 lead.

Brian Smith pitched 5 2/3 innings while Anthony Lorenz finished off the game.

Imagine will face Bishop Verot in the district semifinals tonight.

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